Where to learn design?

by carllat 48 replies
Hello Warriors,

My question is simple, where can I learn graphic design? is there any online course? bolg or forum?

thanks in advance
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  • Originally Posted by carllat View Post

    Hello Warriors,

    My question is simple, where can I learn graphic design? is there any online course? bolg or forum?

    thanks in advance
    Well, graphics design is a broad subject and designers typically focus on sub areas of graphic design such as web graphics, landscapes, wildlife, portrait, photo retouching etc. Thera re tons of videos in youtube.com about graphic design, you may start from there.

    Just go to youtube.com and search for "graphic design tutorials" or "photoshop tutorials" to start.
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    • Profile picture of the author jaronimocall
      I agree with this!
      What I did was sign up for Free Trials here and here.
      Those lasted about 1 month in total which gave me time to figure out specifically what I wanted to learn and the basics of starting on the software I use.
      I then just simply searched for youtube videos or specific designers online who offer how-to videos that interested me and continued on until I felt comfortable working on my own and creating personal designs.
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  • Profile picture of the author emzi
    Udemy or Lynda.com have you considered?
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    Lynda.com got acquired recently and while I was on linkedin, it offered me a 30 day free trial as well.
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  • If you're looking for Illustrator classes, I've heard really good things about "Nicole's Classes".
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  • Profile picture of the author naturalreo
    First YouTube is only one Best Free website for learn anything.
    For learning graphics design just search YouTube and found some best YouTube channel and watch all videos and keep practice at home.

    Now for Paid video you choose Udemy or Lynda.com.
    Here another website skillshare is also good and currently offering 3 month premium account only $0.99
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  • Profile picture of the author joomdev
    There are many websites which offers free online course for graphic design and i am listing out some of these here.

    youthdesigner.com
    about.com

    you must try these websites in order to learn graphic design
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  • Profile picture of the author Hunter MI
    Check out Skillshare Design Classes they have plenty of free classes than can teach you how to use different tools and design in a bunch of different styles.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nico Puegher
    You should try Tutplus, for me is the best site related to design, code even software. Most of the content is free but you can also pay for premium account to have access to a lot of other great content like video tutorials.

    You can find tons of blogs who teach graphic and web design with Google, also find groups on social media to learn as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author asdqwezxc1
    Absolutely lynda.com thats where I started, however to look for inspiration go to dribbble.com it's the best website to learn and improve yourself with designs uploaded.
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  • Profile picture of the author GetPLRhere
    Udemy, Lynda.com, VTC, or YouTube.

    You can also hire a tutor in your local area. If you're in the USA, look at thumbtack.com
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  • Profile picture of the author sraubbba
    Youtube, Udemy or Lynda
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  • Profile picture of the author shuhan059
    There are a plenty of tutorial on youtube . Just search on google about graphics design you will find a lot of material regarding this . But the best way to learn is form Tutplus , Lynda or khan academy tutorial . You can download some tutorial with torrent .

    Thanks ,
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  • Profile picture of the author smartprofitmoney
    Originally Posted by carllat View Post

    Hello Warriors,

    My question is simple, where can I learn graphic design? is there any online course? bolg or forum?

    thanks in advance
    Hello,

    YouTube All Free, no need to pay to learn, but you will need photoshop or other top programs.

    Ok good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author kursat
    I am going to echo with some of the posts here. Before you go out and pay a lot for courses. Study some free material on youtube.
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  • Profile picture of the author 3wCorner
    I personally prefer enrolling for online courses for its step by step discussion and demonstration. Well, you can also learn from free demo tutorials online particularly Youtube as well as graphics design books from library.
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  • Profile picture of the author sophieleo
    In my opinion, Youtube is the most appropriate option for you. Here, you can browse every type of tutorials and it is also a free resource for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author harryvent
    Let start with Adobe photoshop, because this is very important in graphics design. Then move on to next level. Visit udemy, youtube both are best source very useful to learn more about graphics design.
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  • I would recommend you to hire a local professional for quick offline learning and best result but if you are looking for online courses, you need to download Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Indesign app and start searching on YouTube for Tutorials. YouTube is best platform for all E-learning for free. Make sure to join forum for discussion. Hope it works for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author AllenMack
    Hi,

    There are many online courses available, but i can suggest try the following platform hope you will find them useful for learning graphic, web designing, development & a lot form the scratch to advance

    Lynda.com
    Udemy
    Teamtreehouse.

    Wish You best of luck
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  • Profile picture of the author Sahana Chawla
    You can learn from Lynda.com and Youtube videos..
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  • Profile picture of the author ankurchabda
    Fortunately, one of the best things about learning graphic design is that all you need is a Computer and some programs like Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, etc. You don’t need to go to class and fall into debt by paying college tuition.
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  • YouTube is the best place you can start with...some basic courses:



    Hope this will help.

    Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author Elegantflyer
    I can tell you my opinion about my education. I have studied myself – it was self-education. Choose Photoshop lessons and make them from simple to complicated. On the Internet there are a lot of paid and free lessons, even on YouTube. The main thing is your desire and everyday practice.
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  • Profile picture of the author joansmith

    Graphic design tutorial for beginners, are you tired in learning Photoshop tricks without understanding how to apply the software to real design? Or maybe you just want to understand what really is design and how can you become a real designer? Design goes way beyond software and there is a lot of theory behind it. In this lesson, you'll learn the basics needed to create amazing and real design.
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  • Profile picture of the author LogoDune
    Lynda is best source to learn, I learned from there. Another source is youtube tutorial. Hope these helpful for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author rezve930
    You can basic tips from youtube or other site. than you can go creativelive.com. I think you can learn.

    Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author 3wCorner
    You can try finding grahic designing tutorials in Youtube. Or Download an ebook tutorial for graphic design. Or better yet, sign up for an online course.
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  • Profile picture of the author riztechpro
    If you really want to be a graphic designer and you have aesthetic sense of creativity then you should get enrolled in your local institute of designing. If you can't do that then try to find out everything related to graphic design on google and then try Youtube.com for videos. You will really find some useful stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnmike1
    Start with the book Picture This. It's a story book of Little Red Riding hood, but will teach you the foundations of graphic design at the same time.
    Learn about color, typography, and designing with a grid. ...
    Go through a few of these tutorials every day.
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  • Profile picture of the author liquidtrends
    My favorite site for learning new techniques is https://www.smashingmagazine.com/
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  • Profile picture of the author NKM Dony
    I think at first you must go to w3school.com for all language basic.
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  • You can learn designing from udemy online courses, it offers the best designing courses, since you are a beginner, i would suggest you to start from udemy. I have also learned the designing skills from this website.
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  • Profile picture of the author simitch
    Udemy is the best place to learn this course. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author malam
    If you know English then you can learn from YouTube tutorial video...Alam Design – Graphic Designer
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  • Profile picture of the author zanlee
    Many people helped of graphic design leaning point in youtube video cause many learning tutorial existing step by step.
    also hear if need any graphics design work then see my portfolio of warrior forum
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  • Profile picture of the author MoneyTalksBack
    Originally Posted by carllat View Post

    Hello Warriors,

    My question is simple, where can I learn graphic design? is there any online course? bolg or forum?

    thanks in advance
    Carllat,

    Youtube and a 30 trial version of Photoshop is your best bet. I'm a web developer by trade, and naturally I had to learn graphic design as I progressed and gained more clients. That was the cheapest and fastest way for me to learn.
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  • Profile picture of the author metricbuzz
    I would like to recommend you to try out the Udemy courses for web design. Also a huge amount of free tutorials are available in google as well as youtube. If you search youtube with webdesign relevant keywords you'll be able to find design tutorials.
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  • Profile picture of the author PixyT
    YouTube videos are a great help, but important is to just play around with it. I looked at graphics that I liked and tried to copy the designs. If you are using something like Photoshop I would recommend https://www.photoshoptutorials.ws I use them a lot.
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  • Profile picture of the author texodesign
    Learning via youtube, graphic, google is the best. or using lynda.com to start.
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  • Profile picture of the author Graphic Designer
    Setup your mind.It's so easy work.
    Graphic style is that the method of communication and problem-solving victimization one or a lot of adobe Photoshop, typography, photography and illustration.However typically the term "graphic design" is employed synonymous.
    You can search google
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  • Profile picture of the author Michał Rusek
    What do you want to learn? If you want to be a great web designer is two things:

    1. You learn the photoshop from tutorials how to make website layout.
    2. Inspiration. Every day watching the most beautiful designs. Web Creme | Web design inspiration

    You are equaling your projects to better projects and you will be better.
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  • Profile picture of the author alexkorolev
    Udemy is a great choice
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  • Profile picture of the author Meghann Uy
    Youtube itself has a lot to offer, even reading a few how to's from design websites could send you to a great start.

    Of course, apart from learning, practice and eventually master the lessons you pick up from them. Have people take a look and critique your works as well, as constructive comments will help you improve.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mario Cristopher
    Hi,

    You can also check Patreon as a lot of artists offer tutorials there.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOptimization@1
    In addition to above, refer www.canva.com

    Free Course 1

    Free Course 2

    Free Course 3

    Hope that helps.

    Good luck.

    Steve
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